I know, I know…I really shouldn’t be expecting much from a sushi place, let alone a sushi place inside a supermarket. But I mean, it is a Whole Foods, and I’ve had decent to great food in their food court.
I ordered the spicy tonkotsu ramen, and watched them make it to order. That’s a good sign, right?
Well…let’s just say that the soup was not spicy at all, and mild and creamy. It was not bad. The chashu ended up being dry and pretty flavorless…at least you get a lot. The egg and crispy onion bits were good. And the noodles were bland.
I can honestly say I’ve had worse…much worse. But I’ve also had much better, even in a food court setting. I can say that it was filling, especially for all the chashu you get. Maybe I’ll try the sushi next time…
Kikka Sushi/Whole Foods
8525 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
7am to 10pm (These are Whole Foods’ hours. I’m not sure what time the restaurant opens & closes)